The Trump administration is turning the screws on Tehran, seeking to collapse Iran's economy before the end of the president's term.
The president said Iran would look to expand ties with neighbors once Trump is out of office, and claimed victory over the White House's "maximum pressure" campaign.
"The new U.S. administration should reconsider its inhumane behaviors toward other countries," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticized the U.S., claiming sanctions have cut off food and medical supplies desperately needed in a pandemic.
"We have made great progress in the field of strategic and deterrent weaponry," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for a nationwide halt on large gathering like weddings in order to curb the rise in coronavirus infections.
The Iranian government on Sunday mandated that everyone wear masks in public to curb the spread of the pandemic.
The Iranian president condemned President Trump's handling of the crisis, even though the regime in Tehran killed hundreds of people when suppressing anti-government demonstrations last year.
The Trump administration should follow the Monroe Doctrine and prevent Iranian meddling in our hemisphere.
Ayatollah Hashem Bathaei-Golpaygani was a member of the Assembly of Experts, which selects the country's supreme leader.
"In pursuing the case of the downed plane, justice will be implemented irrespective of any circumstances," Iran's judiciary chief said.
"Instead of caving, Iran is moving step by step out of the nuclear deal and in recent months it hit six ships, attacked Saudi oil facilities and set fire to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad," Chris Wallace pointed out.
Thousands took to the street, calling on Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to resign.
Commander Amir Ali Hajizadeh revealed an operator made the decision to fire at the aircraft in 10 seconds.
All 176 passengers and crew on board the Ukrainian Airlines flight died in the crash.
Ali Akbar Velayati said that the U.S. "took a foolish move" by assassinating Qassem Soleimani "and they must leave the region."
"Be cautious before going to public places," the Chinese embassy in Washington warned its citizens.
An Iranian government spokesperson blamed the "bullying policy" of the U.S. and the "lack of resistance" by the Europeans,
"Iran wanted me to lift the sanctions imposed on them in order to meet. I said, of course, NO!" President Trump tweeted Friday.
"Our region is on the edge of collapse, as a single blunder can fuel a big fire," Rouhani warned fellow Middle East leaders.
In a Fox News interview, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani claimed the U.S. was a proponent of terrorism in the Middle East.
The energy secretary said Iran "could pay a very dear price economically" but added that Trump is "not interested in going to war."
Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani also labeled an American-led coalition currently stationed to protect commercial interests in the area "a new means for plundering the region."
"This is why it's so important to have a president who isn't a typical politician," the senior White House counselor said.
With diplomacy on the horizon, activists are continuing to call for democratic change in Iran—but that doesn't mean they want U.S. intervention.
The president may already be tiring of a maximum pressure policy that has resulted in much less than its supporters predicted.
President Hassan Rouhani added that the "outrageous and idiotic" U.S decision to impose sanctions meant the "certain failure" of American efforts.
"The entire world recognizes the U.S. as a country reneging on its promises," President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.